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World No-Tobacco Day Get Reel winners announced

YELLOWKNIFE (June 2, 2014) – Winners of  the Get Reel contest were announced on the Department of Health and Social Services website for World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2014.

Get Reel is a contest where students in Grades 5 to 12 in all three Northern territories make their own short anti-tobacco ads. This is the second year Get Reel has run as part of the Smoke Screening program. There were 72 ads created, 15 from NWT schools.

Winners’ names and schools can be found at:  http://www.smokescreening.ca/get-reel.html.

The winning entry from each territory will receive a $1000 cash prize and will be aired on Northern TV; the second place entry will  receive a $500 cash prize; and 3rd place  entry will receive a $300 cash prize.

All ads made by the students and highlights can be viewed on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/user/HSSCommunications

For more information about the Get Reel campaign please visit: http://smokescreening.ca/get-reel.html or  www.hss.gov.nt.ca.

 

For more information:

Damien Healy
Manager, Communications
Department of Health and Social Services
Tel:       (867) 920-8927
Email:   damien_healy@gov.nt.ca